Nont Panayanggool
Nont Panayanggool

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chiang Mai, Thailand

High School:
Grace International School (GIS)

Height:
5-8


04/15/2014

Poston Takes Second in Chip-off, Men's Golf Finishes 13th

A chip-off contest sent J.T. Poston home with the runner-up trophy

04/14/2014

Poston Tied for Seventh, WCU Tied for 12th at Wofford Invitational

Final round scheduled for Tuesday in the South Carolina Upstate

03/30/2014

Poston Tied for Fourth, Catamounts Eighth at Furman Intercollegiate

Final round scheduled for Sunday; WCU tees off around 11 am

03/30/2014

WCU Men's Golf Finishes Tied for 14th at Furman Intercollegiate

J.T. Poston places into three-way tie for 11th in final standings

03/29/2014

Poston Sits Second, Western Carolina Fifth at Furman Intercollegiate

Catamount junior is two-strokes off the pace, team just four off the lead

Note: According to records, is just the fourth foreign-born WCU men's golfer since 2000, joining former strikers Andres Cuenca (Feungirola, Spain), Jonathan Davies (Manchester, England) and Steven Smith (Kirknewton, Scotland).

Prior to Western Carolina: During his junior golf career, has claimed individual medalist honors 10 times including winning national events in the 2012 IJGT Junior Golf Tournament and the 2007 Singapore Junior Open Golf Championship ... Dating back to 2004, claimed six state or regional event titles ... Carded an individual best round of 66 in the 2012 U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier in Greenville, S.C. ... All told, has posted rounds in the 60s in tournament play seven times on record.

Personal: Is the son of Palm and Yui Panayanggool ... Attended the Grace international School (GIS) in Chiang Mai ... Is fluent in both English and Thai ... Has a sister, Note, who is a singer in Thailand, finishing second in Thailand's Reality/Talent Show for singing, "The Star," a show similar to "American Idol" in the U.S.

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